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The dispute between the UK and Welsh governments over who agreed to pay for the Welsh Valley lines electrification programme, first announced in 2012... continue
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Strathclyde Partnership for Transport is to purchase two electric buses for use on Riversider Service 100, a tendered route between Glasgow city... continue
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Bus subsidy in London will climb  to £435m this year, according to Transport for London. Subsidy in 2013/14 is forecast to be £380m,... continue
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The voluntary and community sector is generally good at innovation, and ‘community rail’ is no exception. Combining their dynamism and... continue
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Further job losses were being made at Centro, the West Midlands PTE, this month as part of a restructuring programme prompted by budget... continue
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The DfT has called for evidence on extreme weather-related impacts on the transport system, asking the industry for their experience of the last... continue
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Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire councils are drawing up plans for a statutory bus quality partnership for the A944 Aberdeen-Westhill corridor. The... continue
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Aberdeen City Council raised £750,000 from penalty charge notices issued for bus lane violations between last May, when the first cameras were... continue
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Aberdeen City Council has taken delivery of the first four hydrogen buses for the Aberdeen Hydrogen Bus Project, which will soon allow the city to... continue
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Buses in Birmingham have a big image problem, according to focus group research for the city council. “A high number of participants, including... continue
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shops, cafes, libraries and hospitals across South East Scotland could host real-time information (RTI) displays about bus services under plans being... continue
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Andrew Forster
councils in England and Wales are to be given more notice of bus service changes under DfT proposals to shake-up bus registration procedures.... continue
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Cornwall Council plans to buy 35 buses with the help of the Government’s new Local Growth Fund grant. The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local... continue
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Liverpool City Council’s decision to suspend all the city’s bus lanes for a nine-month trial has been attacked by the Chartered Institute... continue
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Welsh bus operators could face further upheaval and uncertainty from April 2015 if the Welsh Government goes ahead with allocating its replacement... continue
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Andrew Forster
STAGECOACH THIS week threatened to take legal action  against the Welsh Government  and Welsh local authorities over plans to cut... continue
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Andrew Forster
Nexus is to consult on changes to its bus Quality Contract proposals, including replacing plans for three big multi-vehicle contracts with smaller,... continue
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Trevor Roberts has left his position as managing director of municipally-owned public transport operator Blackpool Transport Services.... continue
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Rupert Cox will take over as managing director of Stagecoach West on 1 June from Ian Manning who is retiring. Cox is currently acting operations... continue
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James Loader has joined consultant WSP as a bus and rail development officer from Transport for Buckinghamshire where he was a passenger transport... continue
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